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Agency Information

Fort Monroe

A partnership between the National Park Service, Fort Monroe Authority, and the City of Hampton. Located at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay where you can enjoy waterfront views, nature trails, historic homes and buildings, restaurants, and beaches.

Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation

VIPC accelerates early commercialization and funding support for Virginia innovations, entrepreneurs, startups and market development initiatives. VIPC concentrates on the early commercialization and seed funding stages of innovation, helping innovators and tech entrepreneurs launch and grow new companies, create high paying jobs and accelerate economic growth throughout the entire state of Virginia.

Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity

Promotes economic growth by engaging Virginia businesses and provides business certifications to ensure fairness in the procurement process for all Virginia’s small, women-owned and minority owned businesses.

Department of Housing and Community Development

Committed to creating safe and affordable housing by regulating building and fire codes while investing more than $100 million each year into affordable housing and community development projects throughout the Commonwealth.

Virginia Department of Energy

Enhancing the development and conservation of energy and mineral resources in a safe and environmentally sound manner to support a more productive economy.

Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission

Works to promote economic growth and development in tobacco-dependent communities in the Commonwealth by administering grant programs and indemnification payments.

Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Recruits and encourages the expansion of businesses, industries and entrepreneurship in the Commonwealth; creates employment with higher income opportunities; significantly increases capital investment, the expansion of the tax base, and international trade.

Virginia Housing

Promotes access to home loans, homeowner and homebuyer education to ensure quality, affordable housing for all in Virginia.

Virginia Tourism Corporation

Serves to promote and develop tourism and motion picture industries to stimulate Virginia’s economy while enhancing the quality of life for all those in the Commonwealth.